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Sign, Sign, Everywhere a Sign

May 02, 2017

Being a one-woman show is challenging, but I love it. I've decided this week to relinquish my blog writing responsibilities to my brother, Jeff Howard. Below are his thoughts around inclusion. If you're interested, he writes weekly on various...

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Stereotypical lines of questioning – Creating connection or separation?

Apr 25, 2017

I was recently out with some friends at a local business owned by Asian Americans. In an attempt to be cross-cultural, my friend Anne* said, “Thank you,” in Japanese. Joe*, who also knows Japanese, said, “They’re Chinese,...

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Bias and Beliefs About Equity

Mar 16, 2017

In a previous blog, I suggested that we not be colorblind, but instead, admit that we see color. Colorblindness brings with it a myriad of assumptions:

- that other people are just like me;

- that other people have the same wants, needs, and...

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Bias - Nature or Nurture?

Mar 14, 2017

As I facilitate classes and talk to people about cross-cultural differences, it is inevitable that the concept of “bias” comes up. I often say that the word “bias” is not bad; biases are natural, and we all have them....

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